Unlock Your Board Potential.

In an ever-evolving business landscape, the path to board-level positions requires not just functional expertise, but a dynamic blend of hard and soft sills, personal branding and mentorship as well as board experience and sponsorship.  OnboardHer provides all these and more to help women excel in board roles.

The journey begins with a 10-week intensive learning phase, featuring masterclasses, mentoring sessions, peer learning, case studies, assignments, and role plays crafted to deepen your understanding and readiness for board roles. Following this immersive experience, you will be matched with an organization for a 6-month advisory board placement, actively bridging the gap between aspiration and reality.

Who is this program for?

OnboardHer is meticulously designed for women who are poised to elevate their careers to board-level positions and are seeking a comprehensive pathway to achieve this goal. It is perfect for those who:

  • Aspire to serve on boards and make impactful decisions at the highest level of corporate leadership.
  • Possess substantial professional experience and are looking to expand their skill sets to include board governance, strategic oversight, and corporate leadership.
  • Are committed to undergoing a transformative learning journey, dedicating time each week to engage with intensive masterclasses, mentorship, and peer learning activities.
  • Seek to enhance their personal brand, leadership presence, and network to position themselves as ideal candidates for board roles.
  • Are eager to apply their learning in real-world contexts, open to embracing a 6-month advisory board placement to gain invaluable hands-on experience.
  • Value the power of mentorship and peer support in accelerating their journey to board readiness and are enthusiastic about contributing to a community of like-minded professionals.

About the Program

Applications for first 2024 cohort is closed and the program is not accepting applications at this time, but you can Join the waitlist to be the first to know when we open applications for the second cohort. 

Program Structure

Five-Week Intensive Program

Expert-Led Modules

Hands-On Investment Opportunities

Online, Cohort-Based Learning

A Partnership for Impact

"In partnership with Afriglocal VC, we're not just challenging the status quo; we're setting a new standard for investment in Africa. Empowering women to become angel investors opens up a world of opportunity—for the investors, for the entrepreneurs, and for the continent as a whole."
Oluwaseyi Kehinde-Peters

Board Readiness Webinar

Start your Board journey with this webinar, facilitated by a member of our Onboard Her Faculty – Mrs. Oluwatobi Boshoro – A Business Leader with Board Experience across continents; Learn what you need to know to kickstart your Board Journey and get a glimpse of the practical learning you can expect on the Onboard Her Program.

Are you ready to take the leap?

Ready to start your
Journey to the Boardroom

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